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  • Rousseau: The Basic Political Writingsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; David Wootton

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50

    This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseau's most important political writings, and the addition of Cress' new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War . New footnotes, headnotes, and... more...

  • Discourse on the Origin of Inequalityby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    A powerful, passionate explanation of the roots of social inequality, Rousseau's Discourse influenced virtually every major philosopher of the Enlightenment. It remains among the 18th-century's most provocative and frequently studied works. more...

  • All or Nothingby Jonathan Steinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95

    German and Italian fascist armies treated the Jews quite differently during the Second World War. Jonathan Steinberg unravels the motives and force underpinning Nazism and Fascism and discusses the roots of atrocity during war. more...

  • Letters From the Clinicby Derek Steinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    In every field of therapeutic practice a significant amount of time is spent writing letters about and to patients. In Letters From the Clinic Derek Steinberg applies detailed literary and psychological analysis to over 40 letters, highlighting why certain words or phrases were used, how they could have been put better, and builds around them principles... more...

  • On Cosmopolitanism and Forgivenessby Jacques Derrida

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 24.95

    One of the world's most famous philosophers, Jacques Derrida, explores difficult questions in this important and engaging book. Is it still possible to uphold international hospitality and justice in the face of increasing nationalism and civil strife in so many countries? Drawing on examples of treatment of minority groups in Europe, he skilfully... more...

  • All or Nothingby Jonathan Steinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95

    German and Italian fascist armies in the Second World War treated the Jews quite differently. Jews who fell into the hands of the German army ended up in concentration camps; none of those taken by the Italians suffered the same fate. Yet the protectors of the Jews were no philo-Semites, nor were they (often) great respecters of human life. Some of... more...

  • Introduction To Immunotoxicologyby Jacques Descotes

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    This text provides a concise and comprehensive introduction to key immunotoxicological issues for all those interested in, but with no prior knowledge of, this area of toxicology. The first section explores the health consequences of immunotoxicity, namely the adverse effects related to chemically-induced immunosuppression and immunostimulation, hypersensitivity... more...

  • Bangladesh, India & Pakistanby Dr Kathryn Jacques

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 205.00

    This book provides a broad, analytical study of Bangladesh's relationship with India and Pakistan between 1975 and 1990. Bangladesh's role in South Asian international relations has tended to be overlooked and underestimated. The book reveals the complexity of the relationship between Bangladesh, India and Pakistan. more...

  • The Concertoby Michael Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Michael Steinberg's 1996 volume The Symphony: A Reader's Guide received glowing reviews across America. It was hailed as "wonderfully clear...recommended warmly to music lovers on all levels" ( Washington Post ), "informed and thoughtful" ( Chicago Tribune ), and "composed by a master stylist" ( San Francisco Chronicle ). Seiji Ozawa wrote that "his... more...

  • Down to Earthby Ted Steinberg

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13

    In this ambitious and provocative text, environmental historian Ted Steinberg offers a sweeping history of our nation--a history that, for the first time, places the environment at the very center of our story. Written with exceptional clarity, Down to Earth re-envisions the story of America "from the ground up." It reveals how focusing on plants,... more...